ERIC Number: ED216397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Functional Communication Competencies: A National Perspective.
Boileau, Don M.
Suggestions for the development of a national perspective on the place of functional communication competencies in the speech communication curriculum are presented in this paper. The first section of the paper describes current trends in functional communication curriculum development, including the theoretical perspectives underlying various interpretations of functional communication, the activities of the Speech Communication Association in this area, and various curriculum development projects recently undertaken across the United States. The second section of the paper provides a framework for integrating functional communication instruction into the speech communication curriculum. (FL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Speech Communication Association
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Speech Communication Association (Hot Springs, AR, April 6-9, 1982).